Suriya’s ‘Singam 3’ to be shot across four countries

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Suriya-starrer “Singam 3”, the third film in the popular “Singam” franchise, will be shot across four different countries. The regular shooting will commence from November.

“The film will be shot in India, Africa, Australia and Paris. As soon as Suriya completes shooting for Tamil thriller ’24’, he’s expected to take a short break and join the sets of ‘Singam 3’,” a source from the film’s unit told.

To be directed by Hari Gopalakrishnan, the film will feature Anushka Shetty and Shruti Haasan in the lead roles.

“In India, the film will be shot in Karaikudi in Tamil Nadu and in few locations in Andhra. Key portions will be filmed in Australia, while the climax will be shot in Paris,” the source added.

The pre-production work is underway and the team is finalising the rest of the cast.

‘Singam 2` spells success for Suriya

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Suriya Sivakumar-starrer Tamil action-drama ‘Singam 2’, which released worldwide July 5, has got a good opening. It collected Rs.9.25 crore on the release day in Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Karnataka despite getting criticism for being too lengthy.

“Reportedly made on a budget of Rs.45 crore, `Singam 2` collected a total of Rs.9.25 crore on the day of release from Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Karnataka,” trade analyst Trinath told reporters.

The critics said Hari Gopalakrishnan`s directorial venture as over commercial and extremely lengthy, but it seems that the viewers are enjoying the film.

The success of “Singam 2” comes as a respite for Suriya after his last two releases – “7am Arivu” and “Maattrraan” failed to keep the cash registers ringing.

The film is a sequel to highly successful “Singam”, and Hari Gopalakrishnan went behind the camera to helm both the films.

Besides Suriya, “Singam 2” also features Anushka Shetty, Hansika Motwani, Nasser, Mukesh Rushi, Danny Sapani, Rahman, Radha Ravi, Santhanam, Vivek and Anjali.

‘Singam 2’ passed with U certificate

Singam-2-Movie-Stills-46Suriya-starrer Tamil action-drama “Singam 2” has been cleared with a U certificate with no cuts by the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC). The film releases worldwide July 5.

“Singam 2” is the sequel to highly successful “Singam”.

It will release in 2,400 theaters, Prince Pictures, the producers, announced in a statement Thursday.

Also starring Anushka Shetty, Hansika Motwani, Vivek and Santhanam in important roles, “Singam 2” is directed by Hari Gopalakrishnan, who had previously helmed the first movie.

Suriya returns in the role of a righteous young cop in the sequel and he will lock horns with an international villain, played by Hollywood actor Danny Sapani, who is known for films such as “Oxford Murders” and “Trance”.

‘Singam 2’ teaser released

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The teaser of Suriya-starrer Tamil action-drama “Singam 2” released yesterday (Thursday)evening.

“We will release the teaser online today (Thursday) at 5 p.m. Initially, we had plans to have an official launch, but we scrapped the idea later,” a source from the film’s unit said.

“Singam 2” is directed by Hari Gopalakrishnan, who had also helmed the superhit prequel “Singam”, which also featured Suriya.

The sequel also features Anushka Shetty, Hansika Motwani, Vivek, Santhanam, Radha Ravi, Vijay Kumar, Nassar, Lakshmi, Srinivasan and Anjali.

This will be Suriya’s fourth film with director Hari. They have previously collaborated for films “Aaru” and “Vel” besides “Singam”.

“Singam 2” is produced by Prince Pictures and has music by Devi Sri Prasad. It is scheduled to release June 14.